Sugar Factories with Bagasse-Based Cogeneration Can Install Rooftop Solar Systems

Sugar Factories with Bagasse-Based Cogeneration Can Install Rooftop Solar Systems

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently ruled that sugar factories having bagasse-based cogeneration projects can install rooftop solar projects in their premises. There is no restriction on the solar ...
/ / Other, Waste to Energy
MSRDC Issues EPC Tender for a 5 MW Solar Project in Maharashtra

MSRDC Issues EPC Tender for a 5 MW Solar Project in Maharashtra

Mahasamruddhi Renewable Energy Limited (MREL), a special purpose vehicle (SPV) of Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation Limited (MSRDC), has issued an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) tender to develop a ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Maharashtra Regulator Asks DISCOM to Ensure Timely Payments to Power Generators

Maharashtra Regulator Asks DISCOM to Ensure Timely Payments to Power Generators

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to develop a timebound and transparent mechanism to ensure payments to power generators. It ...
/ / Wind
Bids Invited for 500 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program in Maharashtra

Bids Invited for 500 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids to procure 500 MW of solar power from decentralized solar projects under Component C of the Pradhan Mantri Kisan ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Top 5 Solar Tenders in 2021 [Infographics]

Top 5 Solar Tenders in 2021 [Infographics]

Nearly 28.7 GW of solar tenders were floated during 2021, with the sector steadily recovering from the second wave of the Covid-19. Two of the top five solar tenders floated ...
/ / Mercom Research Focus, Other
Tariff of ₹2.51kWh Approved for 250 MW of Solar Projects at Dondaicha Solar Park

Tariff of ₹2.51/kWh Approved for 250 MW of Solar Projects at Dondaicha Solar Park

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has authorized the Maharashtra State Power Generation Company Limited (MAHAGENCO) and the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to procure 250 MW of ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Bids Invited for 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Maharashtra

Bids Invited for 1.1 MW of Rooftop Solar Projects in Maharashtra

The Kagal Municipal Council, Maharashtra, has invited bids to design, engineering, supply, installation, testing, and commission an aggregate capacity of 1.1 MW of rooftop solar projects at various locations. The ...
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Tender Issued to Install Electrical Systems for a Solar Project at a Temple in Nagpur

Tender Issued to Install Electrical Systems for a Solar Project at a Temple in Nagpur

The Maharashtra Energy Development Agency (MEDA) has invited bids to design, supply, install and commission electrical systems required for a 1.168 MW solar power project at Shri Mahalaxmi Jagdamba Temple ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Captive Power Consumers Not Liable to Pay Additional Surcharge: Supreme Court

Captive Power Consumers Not Liable to Pay Additional Surcharge: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India, in a recent order, ruled that captive power consumers were not liable to pay an additional surcharge under Section 42 (4) of the Electricity Act, ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
CERC Allows Issue of Renewable Energy Certificates for Wind Energy Injected in FY 2015-16

CERC Allows Issue of Renewable Energy Certificates for Wind Energy Injected in FY 2015-16

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC), in a recent order, relaxed the timeframe to apply for the issuance of the Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to a wind generator beyond six ...
/ / Other, Wind
Maharashtra DISCOM Gets Regulatory Approval to Procure 111 MW of Solar Power

Maharashtra DISCOM Gets Regulatory Approval to Procure 111 MW of Solar Power

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently approved the procurement of 111 MW of power from grid-connected solar projects under the 'Mukhyamantri Saur Krishi Vahini Yojana.' The Commission allowed the ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Tender to Procure Power from 642 MW of Wind Energy Projects in Maharashtra

Tender to Procure Power from 642 MW of Wind Energy Projects in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) has issued separate tenders to procure 342 MW of energy from grid-connected intrastate wind projects and 300 MW from interstate and intrastate wind ...
/ / Wind
APTEL Directs State Commission to Hear Solar Developer’s ‘Change in Law’ Claims Afresh

APTEL Directs State Commission to Hear Solar Developer’s ‘Change in Law’ Claims Afresh

The Appellate Tribunal of Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, set aside an order of the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) rejecting compensation claimed by Azure Power Thirty Four Private ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maharashtra DISCOM Asked to Clear Dues of Four Wind Energy Generators

Maharashtra DISCOM Asked to Clear Dues of Four Wind Energy Generators

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) recently directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to pay the principal amount to four wind project developers. By December 2021, MSEDCL ...
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Azure Power and Adani Green Energy Win MSEDCL's 300 MW Wind Auction

Azure Power and Adani Green Energy Win MSEDCL’s 300 MW Wind Auction

Azure Power and Adani Green Energy Fifteen were declared winners in the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company's (MSEDCL) auction to procure 300 MW of power from grid-connected interstate and intrastate ...
/ / Wind
MSEDCL Invites Bids to Procure Power from 1,250 MW of Solar Projects

MSEDCL Invites Bids to Procure Power from 1,250 MW of Solar Projects

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids to procure 1,250 MW of solar power from projects developed in various districts of Maharashtra. The last date to ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Maharashtra Floats Tender for 444 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program

Maharashtra Floats Tender for 444 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids for 444 MW of decentralized solar projects of 500 kW to 2 MW capacity under component A of the ...
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Empanelment Tender for 200 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems Issued in Maharashtra

Empanelment Tender for 200 MW of Residential Rooftop Solar Systems Issued in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids for empaneling agencies to install 200 MW of grid-connected residential rooftop solar systems under the capital expenditure (CAPEX) model ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Deviation Settlement Mechanism Implementation Begins in Maharashtra

Deviation Settlement Mechanism Implementation Begins in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has passed an order to resolve multiple issues relating to the commercial implementation of the Deviation Settlement Mechanism (DSM) Regulations. The Commission notified that ...
/ / Grid, Market & Policy
APTEL Directs DISCOM to Maintain Financial Discipline, Pay Power Generators on Time

APTEL Directs DISCOM to Maintain Financial Discipline, Pay Power Generators on Time

The Appellate Tribunal for Electricity (APTEL), in a recent order, dismissed the application filed by the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) and directed the State Electricity Regulatory Commission ...
/ / Other, Wind
Guaranteed Offtake the Reason for Success of MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Tender

Guaranteed Offtake the Reason for Success of MSEDCL’s 500 MW Solar Tender

Stakeholders in the solar industry believe that tariffs in upcoming solar auctions are likely to settle around ₹2.50 (~$0.034)/kWh, given the spike in module and commodity prices. Developers are bracing ...
Maharashtra DISCOM Directed to Clear Dues of Four Wind Energy Generators

Maharashtra DISCOM Directed to Clear Dues of Four Wind Energy Generators

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has ordered the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to fulfill its payment obligations for energy injected into the grid from four wind ...
/ / Wind
MSEDCL Floats Tender to Procure Power from 800 MW of Wind Power Projects

MSEDCL Floats Tender to Procure Power from 800 MW of Wind Power Projects

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company (MSEDCL) has issued requests for selection (RfS) to procure 500 MW wind power from intrastate wind power projects and 300 MW wind power from ...
/ / Wind
Tender Issued for 487 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program in Maharashtra

Tender Issued for 487 MW of Solar Projects Under KUSUM Program in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has invited bids for 487 MW of decentralized solar projects of 500 kW to 2 MW capacity under Component A of the ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
MERC Directs DISCOM to Allow Gross Metering for a Stalled Rooftop Solar System

MERC Directs DISCOM to Allow Gross Metering for a Stalled Rooftop Solar System

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC), in a recent order, asked the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to remove restrictions on a rooftop solar system immediately. MSEDCL is ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar